A Video To Be Proud Of

– By Ian Morse, ETA in Gorontalo – I pushed and pushed through May to get a video project done. My teaching hours dwindled, and I had a lot more time to spend with students. I didn’t want to squander my last month with my students, so we assembled as an English club and wrote…

Pardon My French: Faux Pas, Gaffes, and other Awkward Acts

As our 10-month experience in Indonesia draws to a close, we have asked ETAs to reflect back on funny cultural anecdotes from their time in the archipelago. American and Indonesian cultures are quite different, and of course, it is inevitable that ETAs living in a cultural context starkly different from their own will occasionally commit…